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Archive - 2014

July 1st

Orleans Superior Court: Newport Man Sentenced To Prison For Felonies

July 1, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – A 31-year-old Newport man drew a prison sentence Tuesday after he changed his pleas to guilty to aggravated assault and unlawful restraint.

Please see Wednesday's Newport Daily Express for the full report.

Walmart Gets Site Plan Approval

July 1, 2014

The Derby Planning Commission granted site plan approval for the supercenter proposed for the Derby Road Monday night.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Tuesday for the complete story.

June 30th

OCCA Creates Matches For Disabled Individuals

June 30, 2014

Do you have extra time that you would like to share with a local disabled individual? Why not team up with Orleans County Citizen Advocacy (OCCA) and become a friend and advocate for a disabled individual?
Chris Wellhoff, OCCA vice-president, said the organization has been in existence for about 26 years. OCCA connects advocates and disabled individuals, known as partners, who have a developmental or physical disability.

Please see Tuesday's Newport Daily Express for the complete story.

Exchange Students Provide Cultural Experience

June 30, 2014

BARTON — “I couldn’t afford to travel the world so I brought it to us,” said Toni Eubanks Monday, referring to her role as a host mother for exchange students. The Eubankses have hosted students from across the pond in Europe, as well a student from Australia.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Tuesday for the complete story.

Hot Weather Can Kill

June 30, 2014

Hot weather kills more people that lightening, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and earthquakes combined. That’s the warning coming from the Vermont Department of Health (DOH).

Please see Tuesday's Newport Daily Express for the full story.

Lake Region Wins 12-U Cal Ripken Baseball Districts

June 30, 2014

BARTON-Three runs scored in the third inning was all of the offense the 12-U Cal Ripken District Championship baseball game would see, as Lake Region defeated their neighbors to the north, North Country, 3-0 to pick up the win and take home the hardware.
"I thought it was a really good effort and our pitching was outstanding," said LR coach Rick Hudson.
Said NC coach Mike LaCourse, "I thought it was a huge improvement from the last time we played them. Our boys really came around and started battling hard, but we just ran out of time."
For the full story, see the Express on 7-1-14.

Arnold R. Uttin

June 30, 2014

Uttin–– Arnold R., 78, of Barton, VT passed away on June 26, 2014 in Glover, VT.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

June 29th

Relay For Life Raises More Than $100,000

June 29, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Saturday evening was a time for tears, hugs, smiles and memories as 44 teams walked the track at North Country Union High School for the annual Relay for Life of the Northeast Kingdom.

Please see Monday's Newport Daily Express for the story and several photos.

Newport City: Another Neighborhood Watch Underway

June 29, 2014

It is not possible for law enforcement to patrol every neighborhood and see all that is going on. That is where Neighborhood Watch comes in. The people of the community are there and can see what is going on and provide help in preventing crime.

Please see Monday's Newport Daiuly Express for the full story.

Local Hockey Players Shine in Make-A-Wish Games

June 29, 2014

BURLINGTON–The official conclusion to the 2013-2014 Vermont high school hockey season came on Saturday evening at the Make-A-Wish All-Star Game between the top seniors from Vermont and New Hampshire at UVM's historic Gutterson Field House.
The two games featured a total of five players from Orleans County.
Corrina Cota and Meghan Martin skated in the girl's game, and the trio of Ross DeLaBruere, Nate Marsh and Ryan Paul in the boy's.
It turned out to be a wonderful showing for our area athletes, as they tallied three goals and four assists between the five of them.

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